GLOBAL PROBLEMS AND GLOBAL RESPONSIBILITIES OF SCIENCE
According to many political analysts fear has become an integral part of the present day political processes. The dynamics of nowadays development and the flow of negative information which pervades society require that scientists, devoted to their studies, spend adequate time for making their scientific results popular, for fighting against pseudo-science, for explaining the regional and global problems which our society faces today. The present-day era is totally different from the previous stages of humankind history. The main characteristic features of the present day are at least four: the dynamic development of science and technologies, the existence of weapons of mass destruction, the horrifying environmental pollution and growth in population. All these characteristic features of the present have a global character. In the time of globalization people should unite because they have a common destiny on Earth – the co-existence or non-existence. Global problems require global responsibilities. It is scientists who should be among the first to form new horizons for humankind
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